Nonlocal-response diffusion model of holographic recording in photopolymer

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dc.contributor.author Sheridan, John T.
dc.contributor.author Lawrence, Justin R.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-20T13:22:15Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-20T13:22:15Z
dc.date.copyright 2000 Optical Society of America en
dc.date.issued 2000-06-01
dc.identifier.citation Journal of the Optical Society of America A en
dc.identifier.issn 0740-3232
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3253
dc.description.abstract The standard one-dimensional diffusion equation is extended to include nonlocal temporal and spatial medium responses. How such nonlocal effects arise in a photopolymer is discussed. It is argued that assuming rapid polymer chain growth, any nonlocal temporal response can be dealt with so that the response can be completely understood in terms of a steady-state nonlocal spatial response. The resulting nonlocal diffusion equation is then solved numerically, in low-harmonic approximation, to describe grating formation. The effects of the diffusion rate, the rate of polymerization, and a new parameter, the nonlocal response length, are examined by using the predictions of the model. By applying the two-wave coupled-wave model, assuming a linear relationship between polymerized concentration and index modulation, the resulting variation of the grating diffraction efficiency is examined. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Optical Society of America en
dc.rights This paper was published in JOSA A: OPTICS, IMAGE SCIENCE, AND VISION and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?uri=josaa-17-6-1108. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law. en
dc.subject.lcsh Heat equation en
dc.subject.lcsh Photopolymers en
dc.subject.lcsh Holographic interferometry en
dc.title Nonlocal-response diffusion model of holographic recording in photopolymer en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.17.001108 en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 17 en
dc.identifier.issue 6 en
dc.identifier.startpage 1108 en
dc.identifier.endpage 1114 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1364/JOSAA.17.001108
dc.neeo.contributor Sheridan|John T.|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Lawrence|Justin R.|aut| en
dc.description.othersponsorship Dublin Institute of Technology’s Strategic Research and Development program en
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